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Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children

Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children

Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children: If you want to be a part of a phenomenal team, gain new skills, and change your life, consider Reading Partners AmeriCorps in Seattle.... [Read more]

PHOTO: Big puffy clouds over Ro-Ro Carrier North Star cargo ship Wednesday

PHOTO: Big puffy clouds over Ro-Ro Carrier North Star cargo ship Wednesday

Courtesy Elston Hill comes this photo of big puffy clouds Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 22) seen over the Ro-Ro Carrier North Star on its 1600 mile voyage to Tacoma from Anchorage as it passed Blake Island. FYI,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate names Stuart Steadman Top Producer for 2016

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate names Stuart Steadman Top Producer for 2016

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate has named Stuart Steadman its Top Producer for 2016. In addition to that honor, Stuart was also named Top Lister, 5 Year Legend... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien personal injury Lawyer discusses Crosswalk & Pedestrian Laws in WA State

Burien personal injury Lawyer discusses Crosswalk & Pedestrian Laws in WA State

From Advertiser W. Tracy Codd: Designed by Freepik Crosswalks and intersections can be dangerous places for both drivers and pedestrians. Both drivers and pedestrians can engage in behaviors that cause... [Read more]

VIDEO: Port of Seattle does noise testing at local schools Tuesday

VIDEO: Port of Seattle does noise testing at local schools Tuesday

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: On Tuesday morning, Feb. 21, the Port of Seattle conducted noise testing at Des Moines Elementary School as part of their continued partnership with Highline Public... [Read more]

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Wine, music and a great cause – the annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – presented this year on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center – is proud to be donating... [Read more]

Possible gang-related shooting near Burien Transit Center Friday night

Possible gang-related shooting near Burien Transit Center Friday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a possible gang-related shooting took place near the Burien Transit Center Friday night around 6:15 p.m. Police said that nobody was shot or injured,... [Read more]

Be part of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2017 Gold Star Awards celebrations

Be part of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2017 Gold Star Awards celebrations

Be Part of the Highline Schools Foundation’s 2017 Gold Star Awards! Highline Schools Foundation announces “Celebrate! Highline” as the 2017 Gold Star Awards theme. “Celebrate! Highline”... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party on Saturday, March 4 at Walker Preserve

Volunteers needed for Work Party on Saturday, March 4 at Walker Preserve

Volunteers are needed for a Work Party on Saturday, March 4 at Walker Preserve. Join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward and your neighbors to restore the forest to improve the health of Miller and Walker... [Read more]

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend!

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend!

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend! The Burien Birdfest is scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 18, and The Great International Backyard Bird Count will be all weekend. Do you want... [Read more]

Sponsored Post VIDEO: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate market update

VIDEO: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate market update

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate has provided a video update on recent real estate market activity in our area. In less than a minute, you’ll get a clear... [Read more]

Noise testing scheduled at Highline High & Des Moines Elementary Tues., Feb. 21

Noise testing scheduled at Highline High & Des Moines Elementary Tues., Feb. 21

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Port of Seattle will be conducting noise testing at Highline High School and Des Moines Elementary as part of their continued partnership with Highline Public Schools on airplane... [Read more]

Restaurants in Burien go dark in solidarity with ‘Day Without Immigrants’

Restaurants in Burien go dark in solidarity with ‘Day Without Immigrants’

On Thursday, Feb. 16, you may have noticed that your favorite Mexican – or minority owned – restaurant(s) in Burien were closed, making it tough to get your favorite authentic taco or burrito. That’s... [Read more]

‘Repair Time’ fix-it event will be at Burien Community Center Wednesday, March 1

‘Repair Time’ fix-it event will be at Burien Community Center Wednesday, March 1

A ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event will be held at the Burien Community Center on Wednesday, March 1, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. “Bring your small household items including clothing and we’ll... [Read more]

Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to Highline & White Center Food Banks

Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to Highline & White Center Food Banks

The annual “big check presentation” for Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser took place at Dan Thai Restaurant – which won this year for Best Soup – on Thursday afternoon, Feb.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, March 2!

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, March 2!

Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night on Thursday, March 2, 2017 and discover a Scuba intro, Dry Suit experiences, Peak... [Read more]

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Sex with Strangers’ not to be missed!

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Sex with Strangers’ not to be missed!

Photos by Michael Brunk Review by Shelli Park A play entitled ‘Sex with Strangers’ can be a bit provocative if the subject of sex makes you feel uncomfortable. Burien Actors Theatre (BAT)... [Read more]

Burien ‘will continue to suffer’ from airplane noise, city says in FAA petition

Burien ‘will continue to suffer’ from airplane noise, city says in FAA petition

By Jack Mayne The City of Burien has filed a petition for review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to turn jet-prop airliners over Burien causing unexpected and unusual airplane... [Read more]

UPDATE: Peter Western Bridge will be closed for ‘at least six months’

UPDATE: Peter Western Bridge will be closed for ‘at least six months’

As we first reported, the City of Burien closed the Peter Western Bridge on S. 116th Street to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 due to storm-related erosion under the pilings. The... [Read more]

33rd Dist. Democrats will meet Monday, Feb. 20 at Normandy Park Congregational

33rd Dist. Democrats will meet Monday, Feb. 20 at Normandy Park Congregational

The 33rd District Democrats will meet Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Normandy Park Congregational Church for their monthly meeting. Doors will open at 6 p.m. “Join us for a potluck dinner... [Read more]

Bruce Wynn is Discover Burien’s new Executive Director

Bruce Wynn is Discover Burien’s new Executive Director

Discover Burien on Wednesday (Feb. 15) announced that its new Executive Director is Bruce Wynn, who comes to the organization from Kirkland. Mr. Wynn comes to the organization with extensive experience... [Read more]

Memorial for Allyson Meredith Stone will be at St. Bernadette this Sunday, Feb. 19

Memorial for Allyson Meredith Stone will be at St. Bernadette this Sunday, Feb. 19

Allyson Meredith Stone – daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, niece, cousin, friend and inspiration to many – passed away Monday February 6th after 22 days in the Intensive Care Unit at Good Samaritan... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Christian School Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Seattle Christian School Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Advertiser Seattle Christian School invites you to discover why families in Seattle and South King County choose Seattle Christian School! Is it the commitment to academic excellence? The caring and... [Read more]

Burien’s Jeff Ferrell will keep making films ‘until the day he drops dead’

Burien’s Jeff Ferrell will keep making films ‘until the day he drops dead’

By Kelsey Par Burien Director and Writer Jeff Ferrell premiered his new feature film ‘Dead West’ on Feb. 7. ‘Dead West’ (previously entitled ‘Lady Killer’) is a road... [Read more]